Allison Williams’ new podcast revisits the first murder trial in U.S. history: “A test drive” for the Constitution.
Allison Williams’ Podcast Sheds Light on U.S. History
Actress Allison Williams has launched a new podcast, “Erased: The Murder of Elma Sands,” which delves into the first recorded murder trial in U.S. history. The podcast, produced in a modern radio show style, brings to light the murder of Elma Sands and the subsequent trial of her lover, Levi Weeks, defended by none other than Aaron Burr and Alexander Hamilton.
Uncovering Historical Injustices
Allison Williams and Allison Flom, the podcast’s creator and narrator, aim to reveal the erasure of inconvenient individuals for the consolidation of money, connections, and power. Through the retelling of this historical trial, the podcast highlights the systemic issues that persist in today’s society.